René Brent – Quay Canvas

I was René’s first-ever customer, back in 1974! He made the loose cushion covers for my boat. I remember them well. Ros, my wife, had chosen a Sanderson fabric that set off the rich varnish. We used to take them off at sea and survive…

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Teak Decks from TLC

When I went to America to look over Constance, I specifically asked the broker how the decks looked. I knew how bad 25-year-old teak decks can be. He said they were OK, so I hopped a plane to Florida, only to be confronted by a…

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